SR-FINRA-2009-066

Proposed Rule Change to Adopt FINRA Rule 2251 (Forwarding of Proxy and Other Issuer-Related Materials) in the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) (f/k/a National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (“NASD”)) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to adopt without material change NASD Rule 2260 (Forwarding of Proxy and Other Materials) and NASD IM-2260 (Approved Rates of Reimbursement) in the consolidated FINRA rulebook. The proposed rule change would combine NASD Rule 2260 and NASD IM-2260 into a single rule that would be renumbered as FINRA Rule 2251 in the consolidated FINRA rulebook.